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Old fashioned fruit trees

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 17:46

Hallo Jean, just googled and found the following:

http://www.greenhills-nursery.co.uk/site/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16&Itemid=20

http://www.bernwodefruittrees.co.uk/

http://www.mrdarcysheritagefruittrees.com/

For more, just google Heritage Fruit Trees.

Hope this helps a bit and good luck.

 

 

MOB rants

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 17:33

clogherhead, just out of curiosity, where is your country/town? Can't see it on your profile, just the size of your allotment.

Favorite tomatoes

Posted: 09/03/2013 at 10:41

I'm having a go at some "black" ones this year, also Tumbling Tom in hanging basket. Trial and error for me!

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 20:06

Actually, this is more of a chat than a rant, isn't it? Will stop now until I have something to moan about.

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 20:04

No, clogherhead, it's not that bad yet! It's beginning to be in the cities, but fortunately we live in country, small village of approx. 2000. Also, we live on the outskirts and have wonderful neighbours left and right, they even put up their own ultrasonic cat repellers to keep our cats out of their gardens, and will still feed them (the cats not the scarers!) if we go away, so how's that for good neighbours? In return we mind granny who's 95 when they are away.

Small Wildlife pond

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 19:42

Funny bubble, who blew you?

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 18:53

Mind you, we have to get planning permission for most things as well, such as pergolas, chicken hutches, garden sheds etc. (unless they are on wheels and can be moved!) The permission request is printed in the local rag and the plans can be seen at the local authority offices so that neighbours etc. can appeal against it, but unless it is a monstrosity nobody usually does. It's just another way to make money! We're lucky, we're behind a 6ft hedge so lots of things we've done around our old house can't be seen.

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 18:23

It's unbelievable, isn't it, I thought I was seeing things! It seems that that council is run by what is generally called "jobsworths". It's such a lovely garden and I'm sure the foxes and the birds and bees can still run/fly around in the field next door.

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 17:55

Now here's a lady who would surely love to have a rant on here, bureaucracy at its best! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2290181/Grandmother-spent-10-000-turning-muddy-field-idyllic-garden-ordered-rip-breaching-greenbelt-planning-rules.html

 

MOB rants

Posted: 08/03/2013 at 17:48

What really annoys me is when something is marked down, say 50%, and the label is stuck over the original price so I can't compare.

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